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Aquarium.

Description: Patent for an ornamental suspension aquarium with easily removed plug or stopper for refreshing the water with illustrations.
Date: March 18, 1884
Creator: Zanetti, Fortonato Clemente
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Carriage Top.

Description: Patent for an adjustable carriage top for protection from the weather. Accompanied by illustrations.
Date: November 2, 1886
Creator: Zanetti, Fortonato Clemente
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Coffee-Roaster.

Description: Patent for a coffee roaster that intends to "supply a ready and cheap means of effectually stirring the grains of coffee while being roasted in any convenient and suitable vessel...(lines 6-9). The patent includes instructions and an illustration.
Date: November 23, 1869
Creator: Hall, Thomas J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

combination lock

Description: Patent for a combination lock. Illustration included.
Date: May 11, 1906
Creator: Wilcox, Ferdinand S. & Tucker, George D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combination-Tool.

Description: Patent for a tool that is comprised of a hammer, wrench, staple puller, wire cutter, and a claw. Includes illustrations.
Date: October 19, 1897
Creator: Burkhalter, William P.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combination Tool

Description: Patent for a combination tool. Illustration included.
Date: May 8, 1903
Creator: Millican, Wilber Ashby
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Corn and Cotton Seed Planter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved seed planter. This design is "to simplify the means employed for providing at will recesses of different depths in the wheel, and also to provide means whereby a recess of both greater width and depth can be provided for cotton-seed than for corn, whereby the cotton-seed can be fed from the hopper in a more certain, free, and efficient manner than heretofore" (lines 23-31).
Date: March 20, 1883
Creator: Holland, Joseph J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Faucet and Automatic Toy.

Description: Patent for a new and improved faucet with a toy attachment. This design "relates to faucets for soda-fountains and the like; and it consists in providing the same with a jointed figure or automaton adapted to be operated by the escaping fluid" (lines 21-25).
Date: April 25, 1882
Creator: Zanetti, Fortonato Clemente
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Toy and Bottle Stopper.

Description: Patent for a novel bottle stopper. This design "consists in certain improvements in [bottle stoppers] whereby the outpouring fluid may be utilized to set in motion an automaton attached to said stopper" (lines 18-21).
Date: January 3, 1882
Creator: Zanetti, Fortonato Clemente
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Copy-Holder

Description: Patent for a copy holder.
Date: July 14, 1902
Creator: Hoyle, Samuel Cook
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Corn and Cotton Planter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved corn and cotton planter. This design "is an improvement in the class of rolling-hopper planters; and it consists in the construction and arrangement of the devices whereby the hopper is attached to the beams or frame of the machine" (lines 8-12).
Date: September 21, 1880
Creator: Howard, Joseph
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Chopper and Cultivator.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in cotton choppers and cultivators, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 7, 1898
Creator: Holland, Joseph J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Gin.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cotton gin. This design "has for its object to so attach the front and rollers to the device that the rollers may be cleaned and freed from trash, burrs, and seed, when necessary, without stopping the gin" (lines 14-18).
Date: April 11, 1882
Creator: Boatwright, Thomas
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Planter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved planter. This design consists in "the frame, the wheels, the axle provided with the fingers, and the spout attached to the under side of the frame, of the hopper having a slot in its bottom decreasing in width from its forward to its rear end, plates, adjustably secured to the bottom of the hopper, the vertical shaft journaled in the hopper, and the horizontal arms on the said shaft" (lines 92-100).
Date: October 5, 1886
Creator: Lowry, Talman Porter.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultivator.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cultivator. This design "ha[s] for its object the provision of strong and reliable means whereby any desired number of plow-shovels may be used and the distance between the said plows regulated or adjusted at will by very simple means. A further object is to provide means to enable all the plows, excepting two, to be removed, to adapt the device to be used to lay off rows at a predetermined distance apart to prepare for sowing" (lines 9-19).
Date: August 16, 1887
Creator: Sutton, James Macaulay
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultivator.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cultivator. This design "is to provide an improved cultivator which can be very quickly and easily adjusted to adapt the device for marking out or laying off the roads or hills; to provide improved means whereby the shovels or blades are caused to always occupy the same relative position to each other, and adjust themselves when the beams of the harrow or cultivator are adjusted, and finally, to provide improved means for adjusting the shovels at any desired angle, so that they can enter or penetrate the soil to different depths" (lines 14-25).
Date: November 23, 1886
Creator: Sutton, James Macaulay
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fan Attachment for Sewing-Machines.

Description: Patent for fan attachment for sewing machines: "adapted to be readily applied to a machine and capable of family an operator effectively without interfering with the work of the machine" (lines 12-15).
Date: November 1, 1892
Creator: Miller, George W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Flower-Pot.

Description: Patent for a flower-pot that doesn't damage the roots of the plant while transplanting the plant. The pot has a removable bottom and sides made from sheet metal with clasps.
Date: October 29, 1895
Creator: Simpson, McDuff
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Game Apparatus.

Description: Patent for a game device, designed for any number of players and in a bowling alley setting or similar. Included are illustrations of the device and instructions for building the device and how to play the game.
Date: March 30, 1880
Creator: Zanetti, Fortonato Clemente
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate.

Description: Patent for an automatically opening and closing gate including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 31, 1887
Creator: Philpott, Horatio V.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Cultivators.

Description: Patent for improvement in cultivators by using adjustable screw-rods from the ends of short laterally-vibrating levers to suspend the cultivator-beams in the front; the levers are arranged to be operated by an attendant’s feet. Illustration is included.
Date: September 28, 1869
Creator: Hall, Thomas J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Fence-Post Sockets.

Description: Patent for improvement in fencing where posts are held more securely with galvanized plates, sockets, and wires.
Date: September 9, 1873
Creator: Durant, George W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Fifth-Wheels for Vehicles.

Description: Patent for improvements made to fifth-wheels for vehicles, including illustrations.
Date: April 29, 1879
Creator: Findley, James W. & Bowles, Talbot M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Gang-Plow.

Description: Patent for improvement in gang-plow by using an adjustable slotted cross-bar to enable the “plow-beams to oscillate, so that their landsides are always vertical, however uneven the ground may be.” (Lines 20-21) “This tool can also regulate the depth of the plows in the ground whereby the depth of furrow is adjusted.” (Lines 24-25) Illustration is included.
Date: April 20, 1869
Creator: Hall, Thomas J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department